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KSP: Missing Chicago Man Found Dead in Hardin Co.

By Trooper First Class Scotty R. Sharp

Radcliff, KY - Kentucky State Police and federal authorities investigative missing Chicago man found dead in Hardin County.

On April 26, 2021, Kentucky State Police was contacted in regards to a missing Chicago man that had last been seen and heard from in the Hardin County area. On May 1, 2021, KSP located a body in a wooded area just off 31-W near the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery in Radcliff. The victim was taken to the Kentucky Medical Examiner's Office in Louisville for an autopsy and positive identification.

The medical examiner's office was able give positive identification that the victim was in fact, Quincy K. Ukaigwe, age 30 of Chicago, Illinois. The victim appeared to have died from a single gunshot wound to the head. Ukaigwe had been reported missing on April 18, 2021 by Chicago authorities. It is believed that Ukaigwe traveled to Radcliff to visit a childhood friend and last spoke with family members on April 18, 2021. Investigators learned that Ukaigwe did arrive in Kentucky and was in Hardin and Meade counties as well as the Louisville metro area.

KSP and federal authorities are currently following up on strong leads in the investigation. Ukaigwe owned an American Bulldog named Abloh that is believed to have been with him at the time of his death. KSP is asking for the public's assistance that if they have any information on the dog's whereabouts or have any information about this case to contact KSP Detective Tony Hardin at (270) 766-5078.

This story was posted on 2021-05-10 21:23:20
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